Henri Blocher

Henri A. G. Blocher, a French evangelical theologian, was Professor of Systematic Theology at fr:Faculté libre de théologie évangélique de Vaux-sur-Seine, France, from its founding in 1965 until 2003. He was the Gunther Knoedler Professor of Systematic Theology at Wheaton College Graduate School from 2003-2008, and is now Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology back at Faculté Libre de Théologie Évangélique de Vaux-sur-Seine.


Blocher earned a B.D. degree from Gordon Divinity School (1959), a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures de Théologie (old doctoral regime), from Faculté Libre de Théologie Protestante of Paris (1974), and D.D. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (1989). He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Westminster Theological Seminary in 2014, where he also gave the commencement address.[1] He is the author of many articles and several books on a variety of theological topics. He has taught in Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States. Blocher was involved with the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelisation from 1975 to 1980 and is connected to a number of Evangelical groups and colleges around the world.[2]

Blocher is a proponent of the framework interpretation of the Genesis creation account.[3]



  1. "WTS 2014 Commencement address by Henri Blocher".
  2. "Faculty biography at Wheaton College". Retrieved 2007-04-28.
  3. Blocher, Henri. In the Beginning: The Opening Chapters of Genesis. Leicester:InterVarsity, 1984.

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